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Flame, Riot Control Agents and Herbicide Operations

U.S. Marine Corps and www.survivalebooks.com

Published August 19th 1996
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128 pages
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WARTIME USEThe US has renounced first use of herbicides in war except under regulations applicable to domestic use or for control of vegetation within US bases and installations and around their immediate perimeters.The US has renounced the firstMoreWARTIME USEThe US has renounced first use of herbicides in war except under regulations applicable to domestic use or for control of vegetation within US bases and installations and around their immediate perimeters.The US has renounced the first use of RCAs in war. US forces will only use RCAs in war in defensive modes to save lives as approved by the President.In wartime, use of RCAs outside the war zone is authorized as prescribed for peacetime.For RCA and herbicide use, war is any period of armed conflict no matter how it may becharacterized, including declared and undeclared war, counterinsurgency, and any other uses of armed forces in engagements between US military forces and foreign military or paramilitary forces. Armed conflict is conflict between states in which at leastone party has resorted to the use of armed force to achieve its aims. It also may involve conflict between a state and uniformed or non-uniformed groups within that state, such as organized resistance groups. 129 PAGES